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Then Clever Elsie began to weep and said: 'If I get Hans, and we have a child, and he grows big, and we send him into the cellar here to draw beer, then the pick-axe will fall on his head and kill him.
Hans had been at home for a long time, but Elsie did not come; then said he: 'What a clever Elsie I have; she is so industrious that she does not even come home to eat.
Button-Bright is so wonderfully clever and has now such an intelligent face that I'm sure he will manage to find a way to protect you.
Why, if it had been--a smothering instead of a wedding,' Mrs Flintwinch cast about in her mind with great pains for this form of expression, 'I couldn't have said a word upon it, against them two clever ones.
And that is all that I can recollect of itbut it is very clever all the way through.
He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.
So he let De Vac assume to his mind's eye the person of the hated De Montfort, and it followed that De Vac was nearly surprised into an early and mortifying defeat by the King's sudden and clever attack.
For this fell purpose he had backed the astounded De Vac twice around the hall when, with a clever feint, and backward step, the master of fence drew the King into the position he wanted him, and with the suddenness of lightning, a little twist of his foil sent Henry's weapon clanging across the floor of the armory.
One of the clever people belonging to the set had called it "the conscience of Petersburg society.
When cross he was always elaborate, and made long, clever answers where "Yes" or "No" would have done.
You are young, dears, and however clever young people are, and however many books they read, they will never guess what it feels like to grow old.
Mytaxi, the ride hailing app owned by Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI), has agreed to purchase a Romanian rival, Clever Taxi.